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Hi,
My brother's son is 2yrs old. Just now, he got some Urine infection which resulted in very high fever.
After that we got him checked, and found out that his both Kidneys are joined and one Kidney is big and other one is small.
The smaller kidney is around 35% working condition and the bigger one is around 65% working condition.

Kindly advise, what are the solutions available.

Regards
Anand


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replied May 3rd, 2017
Kidney Conditions Answer A61069
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Based on your description, the fact that the kidneys are joined, indicate horse shoe kidneys. In this abnormality the kidneys fuse together to form a horseshoe-shape during developmental process. It would be more helpful to comment if you could upload the ultrasound report. Renal function tests need to be assessed to determine the GFR as the renal function with even one kidney (completely normal) is maintained. Was a biopsy advised in this regard ?

Wishing you best of health

Thanks


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